Pony Express

Pony Express (HM13OZ)

Location: San Francisco, CA 94111 San Francisco County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 47.738', W 122° 24.214'

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The first Pony Express rider to reach San Francisco on the final relay carrying mail from St. Joseph, Missouri to California, arrived in this city Apr. 14, 1860 aboard the River Str. ?Antelope'. Led by a band and several engine companies, a concourse of citizens escorted the rider, mounted on his gayly decorated pony, to the office of the Alta California Telegraph Company, headquarters of the Pony Express, which stood on this spot. The Pony Express in operation from Apr. 3, 1860 to Oct, 26, 1861.
HM NumberHM13OZ
Series This marker is part of the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West series, and the Pony Express National Historic Trail series.
Year Placed1936
Placed ByOregon Trail Memorial Association and Native Sons of the Golden West
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 22nd, 2014 at 11:41am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 552510 N 4183308
Decimal Degrees37.79563333, -122.40356667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 47.738', W 122° 24.214'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 47' 44.28" N, 122° 24' 12.84" W
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Area Code(s)415, 510, 858, 650
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1 Columbus Ave, San Francisco CA 94111, US
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